Navigating the River

Week of November 25th

We want to hear from you!

If you have Questions, Celebrations or any Ideas that you would like to share with the Riverwatch Team, please use the link below. Your feedback will help to guide the information in our newsletter to ensure that this communication is meeting your needs.


Questions, Celebrations and Ideas Form

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Thanksgiving Edition of the RMS Panther News!

Click HERE to see our Panther News created by our broadcasting team.

What is happening on the River?

Upcoming Dates

November 25-29 Thanksgiving Holiday (No School)

December 4 - Family Connect Night

December 6th Holiday House Giving Tree Donations Due (Click HERE)

Panther Basketball Season is Here!!

Game Schedule

November 19 vs. Gainsville (Girls Away - Boys Home)

November 21 vs. Vickery (Girls Home - Boys Away)

Come support our Panthers!

Access the complete basketball schedule HERE. Students are welcome to join us after school for home games. A game day permission slip is required. Students: $4 and Adults: $6 with concessions available.


For nights where there are two games, students must be picked up by 7:30pm. Students who are not picked up on time may be required to have a parent attend the game with them.

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RMS Yearbooks On Sale Now

Purchase Your Yearbook Now!!

Things end but memories last forever...with your yearbook. Purchase your yearbook now!

  • Go to www.balfour.com.
  • Search for Riverwatch Middle School.
  • Click on the icon labeled Yearbook & Ads
  • Follow the instructions on the website.


If you have any questions, please email lscheaffer@forsyth.k12.ga.us.

Nominations for December Teacher of the Month

Nominations are open for November's Teacher of the Month. Please nominate a teacher and/or give special recognition to a staff member. All employees receive a copy of the notes from the Riverwatch community. Click HERE to nominate.

Next 8th Grade Field Trip

Our second trip of the year is scheduled for February, 2020. We will visit Mercedes Benz Stadium, the National Center for Civil Rights, World of Coke, and Oakland Cemetery.

See the flier for additional details. Go to My Payments Plus to register and make payment.

Panther Pit Stop - Shop Now!

Check out all the great merch at our school store!! Click HERE! The school store is open daily from 8:40am - 9:00am. For more information, check out the website.

Community News

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Transition Information for Parents of 8th Grade Students

Out of District High School Information

Each high school in Forsyth County has specific programs and pathways that are offered. If your child has an interest in one of the pathways offered at a high school other than Lambert High School, you may find information about the process to request an Out of District approval here. Please note that requests are reviewed at the district level and do not guarantee acceptance. You may also visit the Riverwatch Counseling Page on our website for additional information.

PTSO Updates

Want to get involved, volunteer, assist with donations, see what's happening?

Click HERE!
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8th Grade Dance - Planning Mtg December 6th

Please join us for a planning meeting on Friday, December 6th at 3:30pm at the school. If you are unable to make the meeting and interested in helping please email riverwatchmiddleptso@gmail.com. We are looking for many hands to make for light work.


The PTSO is accepting semi-formal dresses which will be used for a "swap n shop" in early spring in preparation for the dance.

Staying Connected to Riverwatch!

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